A talent search competition was being conducted by a music company for young budding singers. Twenty two entries had been selected from the hundreds of entries received. The contestants had sung in front of three eminent judges; men who had made a name for themselves in the world of music.
Mrs. Joel was the new class teacher for grade four. This class was unusually bright, except for Malika whose eyes looked sad and dull, as if she was far, far away. Her work like her appearance was sloppy and messy. She never seemed to have done her homework or have
A college professor had his Sociology class students to go into the Baltimore slums to get the case histories of 200 young boys. They were asked to write an evaluation of each boy’s future. In every case the students wrote, “He hasn’t got a chance.” Twenty-five years later
A teacher in New York decided to honour each of her seniors in high school by telling them the difference they each made. She called each student to the front of the class, one at a time. First she told each of them how they had made a difference to
One evening, as I strolled on the lawns of one of my friends, the picturesque beauty of the creations around touched my heart deeply. The cool breeze from the sylvan trees, the melodious notes of the cuckoo, the colourful butterflies hovering over the attractive flowers – all of them seemed to